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    Well I mean Disruptor simply tells Al in King Spawn #14 that Gaia agrees to hand over the body but a) its Jason Wynn who will tell Al what he wants to hear and he specifically states to Al that Al needs to bring Wanda's soul first which is locked behind a Dead Zone which is the main goal of the Court to get those opened and b) its was established in issue #9 that Azrael has the rights to Wanda's body since he brought Wanda to the Greenworld so how Disruptor gets around that or its BS on Disruptor's part that he was able to negotiate we'll have to wait and see.

    The shadow man is certainly Clown at this point, but who this new King is will be interesting to see. I hope its not Malebolgia, but wouldn't be surprised if it is. I would say towards the latter half of Satan Saga Wars, Al was playing everyone but before that during the short-lived Jenkins run that was certainly not the case and for sure after that it wasn't the case after Satan Saga Wars with the apartment stuff with Savage Dragon/Ant crossover that didn't go anywhere, the war on drugs and the intro to Soul Crusher that didn't go anywhere and mostly just pushed Al to protect Cyan elsewhere, and the Dark Horror arc where Al basically had his plan on protecting Cyan blow up in his face and now Cyan is who knows where with her power as Misery if that will ever be revisited now 4 years after the fact. That 283 - 300/301 stint definitely felt like a sustained and concentrated effort by Al to control everyone and where he wants them to be to the point that he admits to Marc and Jessica in that he was supposed to die in the symbiote explosion though in a small way he didn't foresee them having the ability to shut down his powers with the skull mask they put on him. Touch and go is more or less what it is especially now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HellsRider View Post
    Well I mean Disruptor simply tells Al in King Spawn #14 that Gaia agrees to hand over the body but a) its Jason Wynn who will tell Al what he wants to hear and he specifically states to Al that Al needs to bring Wanda's soul first which is locked behind a Dead Zone which is the main goal of the Court to get those opened and b) its was established in issue #9 that Azrael has the rights to Wanda's body since he brought Wanda to the Greenworld so how Disruptor gets around that or its BS on Disruptor's part that he was able to negotiate we'll have to wait and see.

    The shadow man is certainly Clown at this point, but who this new King is will be interesting to see. I hope its not Malebolgia, but wouldn't be surprised if it is. I would say towards the latter half of Satan Saga Wars, Al was playing everyone but before that during the short-lived Jenkins run that was certainly not the case and for sure after that it wasn't the case after Satan Saga Wars with the apartment stuff with Savage Dragon/Ant crossover that didn't go anywhere, the war on drugs and the intro to Soul Crusher that didn't go anywhere and mostly just pushed Al to protect Cyan elsewhere, and the Dark Horror arc where Al basically had his plan on protecting Cyan blow up in his face and now Cyan is who knows where with her power as Misery if that will ever be revisited now 4 years after the fact. That 283 - 300/301 stint definitely felt like a sustained and concentrated effort by Al to control everyone and where he wants them to be to the point that he admits to Marc and Jessica in that he was supposed to die in the symbiote explosion though in a small way he didn't foresee them having the ability to shut down his powers with the skull mask they put on him. Touch and go is more or less what it is especially now.
    I mean come on too be fair al probably teleported wynn and why we got wynn back and let’s be real malebolgia has been teased to come back hellrider even mammon and morana came back like violator is likely comes back almost all the time why not? Also Gunsligner spawn 12 is also out

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    Also what your guys favorite Hellspawn and villain?
    Also thoughts on spawn figures now?
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    The scorched 10 is out k the buyer is curse

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    Good issue. Poor Soulcrusher.

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    So after delaying the news by an extra day, we have Todd's big announcement regarding the Spawn movie which is that it has found new writers in Scott Silver, Malcolm Spellman and Matt Mixon. Jamie Foxx is still attached to the project to be Spawn while Jeremy Renner who was supposed to play Twitch is up in the air depending on how things come together with the new draft. The final piece of news is that Todd, who wrote a previous draft of the script, and had been eyeing to be the director of the film is looking to take a step back given the new writing team saying - "If we’ve got an A-list actor, A-list producers, A-list writers, then do you want to shoot for A-list directors, A-list cinematographers?” The answer is, ‘Of course.’ Let’s keep the momentum going.”

    The entire story can be viewed here - https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/mo...xx-1235232458/

    Overall, glad we got some movement on the project given it has been in Blumhouse since 2017. With respect to the new writing team, Scott Silver co-wrote Joker and The Fighter which I enjoyed those films and he also wrote 8 Mile, Malcolm Spellman was executive producer and wrote for The Falcon & Winter Soldier show which I thought was the weakest of the 3 Marvel shows I've seen so far (the others being Wandavision and season 1 of Loki) but I thought it was still decent if rushed and could have explored a lot more along with having done Bel-Air and Empire, and Matt Mixon has written 2 shorts and a documentary so I'm unfamiliar with him. An interesting group though that hopefully can keep things going. However, I can't believe it took Todd 5 years to realize he should not be directing this having no movie directing experience under him along with the countless things he has going on from the books, the toys, and other collaborations. Given the plethora of amazing directors, especially in the horror genre just looking at this year alone, he really should have realized that a long time ago. Definitely, he should have a seat at the table, but trying to get a David Bruckner, Mike Flanagan, James Wan, etc... that are well known in the horror genre while still doing solid action (and I believe will have respect for the character and franchise) I think should have been the plan from the start. Hopefully, they'll get someone good.

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    King spawn 15 is out now

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    Just picked up the Spawn: Omega TPB, and re-read those issues. It really annoys me on how Al is so disinterested in how Nyx, his former lover is dead or how she died, but more annoyingly so that we the readers are never given any insight on how Priest and Nyx met and became friends. I’m gonna go back and re-read old issues again, post Armageddon to see if I missed any key details about that. I should learn by now, after all these years to just give up on a fluid continuity when it comes to Spawn.

    King Spawn, which was for the moment my favorite book for a while, reads like a jumbled mess the last few issues. I decided last night that I’ll pull the entire issues out and re-read them in order to see if it flows better.

    The thing about Spawn now, is that the story reads better in a trade setting rather than month to month floppies, which wasn’t the case before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HellsRider View Post
    So after delaying the news by an extra day, we have Todd's big announcement regarding the Spawn movie which is that it has found new writers in Scott Silver, Malcolm Spellman and Matt Mixon. Jamie Foxx is still attached to the project to be Spawn while Jeremy Renner who was supposed to play Twitch is up in the air depending on how things come together with the new draft. The final piece of news is that Todd, who wrote a previous draft of the script, and had been eyeing to be the director of the film is looking to take a step back given the new writing team saying - "If we’ve got an A-list actor, A-list producers, A-list writers, then do you want to shoot for A-list directors, A-list cinematographers?” The answer is, ‘Of course.’ Let’s keep the momentum going.”

    The entire story can be viewed here - https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/mo...xx-1235232458/

    Overall, glad we got some movement on the project given it has been in Blumhouse since 2017. With respect to the new writing team, Scott Silver co-wrote Joker and The Fighter which I enjoyed those films and he also wrote 8 Mile, Malcolm Spellman was executive producer and wrote for The Falcon & Winter Soldier show which I thought was the weakest of the 3 Marvel shows I've seen so far (the others being Wandavision and season 1 of Loki) but I thought it was still decent if rushed and could have explored a lot more along with having done Bel-Air and Empire, and Matt Mixon has written 2 shorts and a documentary so I'm unfamiliar with him. An interesting group though that hopefully can keep things going. However, I can't believe it took Todd 5 years to realize he should not be directing this having no movie directing experience under him along with the countless things he has going on from the books, the toys, and other collaborations. Given the plethora of amazing directors, especially in the horror genre just looking at this year alone, he really should have realized that a long time ago. Definitely, he should have a seat at the table, but trying to get a David Bruckner, Mike Flanagan, James Wan, etc... that are well known in the horror genre while still doing solid action (and I believe will have respect for the character and franchise) I think should have been the plan from the start. Hopefully, they'll get someone good.
    Todd wanted so bad to direct a Spawn movie himself. He should have thought small, like a 6 episode Sam and Twitch series, make a deal with Netflix where he can “assist” a real direction, and maybe be able to direct one episode himself, to get that Director itch of his scratched. Maybe then, after that, other big Hollywood types may have felt comfortable with giving him some dough for a Spawn movie.

    Crazy thing is, being a comic artist and writer is very much like being a movie director. In many ways, but alas… Hollywood doesn’t see it like that.

    Honestly, at this rate, I’d rather see an Animated movie, rather than live action.

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